January 10, 2012
With LG-VMware, ‘bring your own device’ stakes get higher On ZDNet, Andrew Nusca reports on a quiet CES announcement. “LG mentioned briefly during its press conference this morning that it would ‘in coming months’ offer phones that would carry VMware virtualization on carrier Telefonica, accelerating the scramble for players in the sector to strike deals with the hope of winning early market share,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
Brocade sale rumours bursting out On The Register, Chris Mellor reports. “A sale has been thought likely, either to a bigger networking supplier looking to consolidate networking suppliers, or to a private equity concern which could refashion the business. It was speculated that Dell looked at Brocade, but rejected it before it bought the Force 10 networking business in June, 2011,” Mellor writes. What’s your opinion?
ChannelEyes social media cloud built on open source On Talkin’ Cloud, Joe Panettieri looks at the tech behind the site. “Ruby on Rails (RoR) is an open source full-stack web application framework. It gives the web developer the full ability to gather information from the web server, talking/querying the database, and template rendering out of the box, notes WikiPedia. EngineYard offers cloud hosting (platform as a service) for Ruby on Rails,” he writes. What’s your opinion?